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Kyrie Irving Set To Return To The Court Sunday

It looks like Kyrie Irving will return to the Brooklyn Nets court again this Sunday to play again. Affective immediately his suspension has been lifted after he had apologized on Saturday for offending the Jewish Community.

The Nets has released a statement regarding lifting his suspension where they have said:

“Kyrie took ownership of his journey and had conversations with several members of the Jewish community. We are pleased that he is going about the process in a meaningful way,” the Nets said.

Upon his return to the team, he had to fulfill a handful of things before he could play again that included issuing an apology, donating $500,000 to a cause and organization that involved removing hate and intolerance, sensitivity and antisemitic training, and meet with Anti-Defamation Laeauge and Jewish leaders.

Actor Jason David Frank Dead At 49

Actor Jason David Frank, who starred in the 1990’s Power Ranger series as Tommy Oliver who was the green/white Power Ranger, has died at age 49. It is reported that he has died of an apparent suicide as told by his rep Justine Hunt.

From a statement from TMZ, Justine Hunt has released a statement regarding Frank saying,

“Please respect the privacy of his family and friends during this horrible time as we come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being. He loved his family, friends and fans very much. He will truly be missed.”

He had been included in the series for three seasons from 1993 to 1995. He had also been included in later series involving Power Rangers through out the years. He had participated in MMA sport and was a professional fighter from 2008 to 2010.

He has four children Jenna Frank, Skye Frank, Jacob Frank, Hunter Frank. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.

Kyrie Irving Further Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Controversy

In a new interview, Kyrie Irving has apologized once again for his offending the Jewish community with the repost of a film that has appeared to be anti-Semitic.

“I’m not anti-Semitic. I never have been. I don’t have hate in my heart for the Jewish people or anyone that identifies as a Jew. I’m not anti-Jewish or any of that. And it’s been difficult to sit at home with my family with them seeing all of this and having questions.” he begins.

He then further explains how he knows what he represents and the power of his influence “The part that hasn’t been hard is explaining myself because I know who I am, I know what I represent. But I think the difficult aspect is just processing all this, understanding the power of my voice, the influence I have. I am no one’s idol, but I am a human being that wants to make impact and change. In order to do that I have to live responsibly and set a greater example for our youth. For my generation and the older generation.”

He continues, “I just really want to focus on the hurt that I caused or the impact that I made within the Jewish community,” Irving told SNY. “Putting some type of threat, or assumed threat, on the Jewish community, I just want to apologize deeply for all my actions for the time that it’s been since the post was first put up. I’ve had a lot of time to think, but my focus initially, if I could do it over, would be to heal and repair a lot of my close relationships with my Jewish relatives, brothers and sisters.”

As far as his court status, it is still being reported that it is still “questionable” for him to play. His suspension began November 3rd and were for five games.

He closes with saying

“It was a learning journey to be honest with you. It was a lot of hurt that needed to be healed, a lot of conversations that needed to be had. And a lot of reflection. And I got a chance to do that with some great people from the Jewish community. From the Black community, from the white community — I’ve had so many conversations with all of our races and cultures and religious groups of people. Just try to find a better perspective on how we live a more harmonious life. I’m a man who stands for peace. I don’t condone any hate speech or any prejudice and I don’t want to be in a position where I’m being misunderstood on where I stand in terms of antisemitism or any hate for that matter for anybody in this world.”

Shanquella Robinson Funeral Held In North Carolina

Shanquilla Robinson, who was tragically killed during a vacation in Cabo with her group of friends has been laid to rest today in North Carolina. The CEO’s case has caught the attention of social media users as the story of her death led to many questions and concerns.

It had been initially reported from members on the trip that Robinson had suffered from alcohol poisoning, but her autopsy had revealed that she had passed away from a broken neck. A video of a fight that broke out between her and another woman on the trip had surfaced as it showed Robinson not returning any hits that were given to her.

For Shanquilla’s funeral service, the 25-year-old had been beautifully laid to rest as hundreds came to send their condolences and pay their respects as her colorful casket had been drawn around by a horse carriage. Basketball star, Kyrie Irving has also donated to the family’s GoFundMe account to help with legal fees and the burial process for Robinson.

The FBI have now been involved in the investigation regarding her death and has begun their process.

Chris Brown Reveals That His AMA Performancce Had Been Cancelled

With the AMAs coming on November 20th, Chris Brown has informed social media that his performance was cancelled and he is not quite sure why. He took to Instagram to not only let his followers know it was cancelled but to share a video of his performance set.

He captioned the video “U SERIOUS?” followed by a comment that said “WOULD’VE been the AMA performance but they cancelled me for reasons unknown.”

 
 
 
 
 
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In the set, he had his song “Under The Influence” lined up along with a tribute to Michael Jackson performing songs such as “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be Starting Something” and “Thriller” as the 40th anniversary of Thriller approaches.

Outside of the cancellation, he is currently nominated for Favorite Male R&B Artist.

Key Glock Releases New Project ‘PRE5L’

Rapper Key Glock has also released a new project titled PRE5L. The project is a 5-track EP that features songs such as “Jigsaw,” “Forgive Me,” “Spike Lee,” “Die Trying,” and “Thumbing.”

The album services as a dedication and homage to his late family member, Young Dolph who had been tragically shot last year in November 17th, as he has released it on the death anniversary. He has released visuals for the song “Jigsaw” that features the titled character and with a theme of the movie Saw.

He also informed his followers of a new release from Dolph titled “Get Away” and how he is doing everything he can to keep his name alive.

“New @youngdolph OUT NOW‼️ “Get Away” on ALL platforms🔥 One of my favorite songs bro EVER recorded but this mf just hit even more different now💔 I’ll never let his name die in vain, 5ever living thru me💙 #LL🐬 #PRE5L💛”

PRE5L is now available on all streaming platforms.

Harry Style & Olivia Wilde Split After Nearly 2 Years

Singer Harry Styles and actress Olivia Wilde have reportedly broken up after dating for 2 years. A source from People reports that the couple have decided to call it quits due to conflicts of interest in scheduling.

“He’s still touring and is now going abroad. She is focusing on her kids and her work in L.A. It’s a very amicable decision.” a source says.

The two were first known of their dating in January 2021 as they had went to Styles’ manager wedding together. The breakup is said to be more of a “break” than rather a finalizing decision but the source continues to say “They’re still very close friends.”

“Right now, they have different priorities that are keeping them apart.”

More Details Emerge Surrounding Blueface’s Attempted Murder Case

New details surrounding rapper Blueface’s case has surfaced as it has been reported that this incident has taken place due to a joke being said about him. According to documents obtained by TMZ, Blue had reportedly went after the person due to a joke that was said from the victim where he called him out for “trying to talk to girls and pick them up from a cheap car.”

Members in Blueface’s entourage then proceeded to attack the man that said the joke where it is also noted that the man went to leave to his truck which led to Blueface’s party to believe that the man was allegedly getting a gun. This led to Blueface firing at the man in the truck as he drove away from the club leaving the man with a graze wound on his hand.

Ultimately, Blueface had been released on a bond of $50,000.

Fourth Suspect Found In Young Dolph’s Murder

A suspect by the name of Jermarcus Johnson has officially been named as a fourth person involved in the death of Memphis rapper Young Dolph. Johnson had turned himself into police custody Friday afternoon where he had been officially charged with Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder

There may be more charges added to Johnson’s case. District Attorney Steve Mulroy spoke of Johnson saying:

“Well this new suspect is charged with conspiracy and we’re alleging he helped one of the shooters escape and he helped one of the shooters receive money for the solicited money.”

As Dolph’s death anniversary has came, he was honored at Makeda’s Homemade Cookies, and also has his own day in both Atlanta and Memphis entitled “Dolph Day” for every November 17th.

His artist, Key Glock has also released a new project titled PRE5L and has made sure to honor him.

Cynthia Bailey Shuts Down Rumors Of Reconciliation Between Her & Peter Thomas

Cynthia Bailey had shook up some of her fans as she posted a photo of her and Peter Thomas recently on her Facebook page with the caption “OFFICIALLY COMING HOME.” To fans, many thought this meant a reconciliation between her and her ex-husband Peter, but it was nothing of that caliber.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The post itself had more so to do with Bailey returning back to Atlanta instead of living any further in Los Angeles. She had moved to Los Angeles with Mike Hill when the two gotten married. Speaking with The Shade Room, she shares:

“Peter and I are not back together. We are friends only. We were married for 8 years , so of course, we have remained friendly and cordial. I am and have always been close to his oldest daughter Porsche. He reached out to me after the news of my divorce like so many others that care about me to simply say that he was sorry to hear the news and that I deserved to be happy.”